Vietnamese Dual-Language-Immersion School Opens in California

The Westminster, Calif., school system partnered with California State University-Fullerton's National Resource Center for Asian Languages to develop texts.


Parents of ELLs With Disabilities Sue Philadelphia Schools

The complaint alleges that thousands of children are denied adequate special education services because their parents don't speak or read English.


Chicago to Conduct Citywide Audit of Services for English-Language Learners

Over the next six months, staff will interview school employees and review records and instructional materials to ensure compliance with federally mandated services for English-learners.


Will Hiring More Native American Teachers Improve Tribal Schools?

During the 2011-12 school year, less than one percent of teachers nationwide identified as American Indian or Alaska Native.


Critics Protest Opening of Houston Arabic Immersion Elementary School

Arabic is the second-most common foreign language spoken at home in the Houston school district, and the metropolitan region has seen its Arabic-speaking population spike in recent years.


Network for Immigrant Students to Open First Middle School

The Internationals Network for Public Schools already operates high school campuses in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Washington area, specializing in English-language learner education.


Civil Rights Groups Target Dallas Birth Certificate Policy

Advocacy groups say the change could make it more difficult for thousands of school-aged U.S. citizens born to immigrant parents enroll in school.


American Academy to Launch National Study on Foreign Language Learning

The goal: start a nationwide conversation about the need for investment in foreign language and international education.


Undocumented Immigrant Children Banned from Indiana Preschools

Despite the policy, there has been some effort to reach out to families who do not speak English as a first language


Houston Groups Pledge Millions to Boost Bilingual, STEM Education

The funds are designed to develop and recruit teachers and support bilingual and STEM education through the arts.


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